Police search for elderly man, 84, missing for three days

Police are appealing for information on the whereabouts of Thomas Clark. Picture: Police Scotland

Police are appealing for information on the whereabouts of Thomas Clark. Picture: Police Scotland

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Police have appealed for information on the whereabouts of an elderly man who has been missing since Thursday.

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Thomas Clark, from Kirkton Park, East Kilbride, was last seen getting on a bus heading out of town and was reported missing the following day.

The 84-year-old is described as a white man, 5ft 6in in height, slim build and with white hair.

Mr Clark was last seen wearing a long brown puffer jacket, brown leather shoes, a checked jumper in grey with blue and green diamonds on front, a black beanie hat and grey padded gloves with black leather palms.

It is understood Mr Clark boarded the 201 bus at Whitemoss Avenue around 11.30am on Thursday morning.

Sergeant Nicola Hope asked for members of the public who may have come into contact with Mr Clark to come forward.

She said: “Our enquiries have determined that Mr Clark did board the 201 First Bus travelling in the direction of Airdrie. We would ask anyone who was on that bus on Thursday at around 1130 hours to think back. You may have seen Thomas Clark, or witnessed the stop that he got off the bus.

“Our enquiries are ongoing to trace Mr Clark. Officers are continuing to assess CCTV and are liaising with local transport providers. I want to thank everyone who took the time to share our social media appeals and I would ask that you continue to do today. Any information that you have could be vital in tracing Thomas Clark safe and well.”

If anyone has seen Mr Clark or has any information on his whereabouts, please contact officers at East Kilbride on 101.

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